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What is EMERGE?

The EMERGE-HISD program prepares talented HISD students from underserved communities to successfully attend and graduate from Ivy League and other top-tier colleges.

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Submit your application on Oct. 1

Phuong Ta
Former EMERGE student

"Out of more than 120 applications, I was honored to be selected to be in the first cohort of EMERGE with 11 other Chavez Fellows."
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Julissa Alcantar Martinez
Principal, Davis HS

"I, too, am inspired to create a change within our school and our course offerings as well as our extracurricular opportunities ..."
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